Welcome to my new series on nonfiction book proposals. Over the next several Tuesday Tips I’ll cover some of the meat-and-potatoes of choosing topics, researching ideas, and putting together a winning nonfiction book proposal. While I write primarily about pets, the same ingredients for your nonfiction book stew are the same–it’s just the seasoning and presentation that may vary.
I’ve given this talk at any number of writers conferences over the years. After writing 23 nonfiction pet books, I’ve experimented with several ways of creating nonfiction proposals and some work better than others. Once I found something that worked, few of the basics have changed. The first week discussed the IDEA TREE and last week the blog covered topic choice including where to find ideas and decide if they’re viable. Today’s installment is relatively short–I’m still on the road–but covers a bit about market research and how to build your bio, both vital to your nonfiction proposal.
UPDATED JUNE 2013: THIS SERIES HAS BEEN REMOVED.
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